So It’s Your First Day as the CMO…

DiscoverOrg

Extending far beyond traditional marketing tactics, today’s CMO shoulders vast and complex responsibilities that now span technology, analytics, revenue and—above all—measurable impact. Success as a new CMO depends on knowing your product really, really well.

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Deloitte CMO Survey: Analytics Holding Marketers Back?

The Point

Results from Deloitte’s 2017 CMO Survey are out, providing insights into key trends, plans, and opinions from more than 2,800 top marketers. Download an executive summary of the Deloitte CMO Survey here. The post Deloitte CMO Survey: Analytics Holding Marketers Back?

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Workfront CMO: How to Get Sales and Marketing Operating as One

Marketing Insider Group

That’s why I interviewed Heidi Melin (@heidimelin), CMO at Workfront on how to get sales and marketing operating as one team. The post Workfront CMO: How to Get Sales and Marketing Operating as One appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

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Announcing: Fast CMO Edition 6

bizible

We're excited to announce the publication of Fast CMO magazine edition 6. Clay Stobaugh , CMO at Wiley, describes how the innovation program at Wiley works, and provides advice on how to work cross-functionally at an enterprise-level company. Fast CMO

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Lead Gen and Engagement: Find your Marketing Sweet Spot

Speaker: Dawn Colossi, CMO, FocusVision

Dawn Colossi, CMO of FocusVision and a recognized leader in data-driven marketing strategy, has answers based on hard won experience. A shift is occurring for B2B Marketers. We were measured by the number of leads we generate.

Navigating The Twists And Turns Of The CMO Career Path

Influitive

By now, you’ve probably heard the news: the role of the CMO is changing. Gone are the Mad Men-style days when the CMO’s main job was to create flashy ad campaigns. Brand Awareness Marketing Leaders Acquia acquia cmo advocacy marketing advocate marketing advocate marketing program B2B advocates b2b cmo B2B marketing Bill Macaitis CMO cmo career path how to become a CMO Meagen Eisenberg mongodb mongodb cmo next gen cmo next gen cmo ebook Slack slack CMO Tom Wentworth

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Top Challenges Facing Today’s CMO

DivvyHQ

As a CMO, you feel tremendous pressure from the board, sales, customers and just about everyone in your company. In Gartner’s CMO Spend Survey , customer experience was found to be one of the top three elements CMOs considered vital to their strategies.

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11 Marketing Books Every CMO Should Read

Modern Marketing

If you’re a CMO, you know how crucial it is to stay ahead of industry trends — and how challenging that can be when the industry is constantly evolving. To get your reading list started, here are 11 marketing books that I believe every CMO needs to read in order to keep growing: 1.

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Announcing Fast CMO Magazine Edition 5

bizible

That's why we started Fast CMO magazine. In this issue, you'll learn from some successful leaders: Asim Zaheer , CMO at Hitachi Vantara, describes how he transformed a multi-billion dollar hardware/software/services business into a single integrated company. Fast CMO

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CMO Insights: Putting People Before Data

Marketing Insider Group

The post CMO Insights: Putting People Before Data appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. It’s that time of the year – when all marketer’s stop to evaluate the performance of their brand and retool for the second half finish. How’s the awareness? What about your brand’s share of voice?

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The Massive CMO/Consumer Disconnect

Modern Marketing

Since 2008 Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, the McKinsey Company and the American Marketing Association have conducted The CMO Survey. CMO Corner Marketing Cloud

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What Type of CMO Do You Have?

ANNUITAS

It’s been a while since you’ve heard from the ANNUITAS blog– and we’re very pleased to be back – but we’ve spent the last year creating a lot of new content centered on helping our customers find the answer to a very specific question: What type of CMO do you have? Lack of Trust in the CMO. Two Types of CMO. The Fournaise definition of an “ROI Marketer” stands up really well as a description of a Revenue-Focused CMO. So, What type of CMO do you have?

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7 Engaging CMO Interviews From 2016

Modern Marketing

As the year comes to a close and we make final plans for the New Year and celebrations and the like, I figured it was a good time to take a look back at some CMO Interviews from 2016 before we move onto 2017. Below are 7 CMO interviews from 2016. ” he tells CMO. CMO Corne

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Are CMO Ambitions Too Low?

Marketing Insider Group

But under the CMO, the CIO will focus on systems of engagement and the customer while providing a holistic view on how the IT function can be a strategic differentiator for the company. The post Are CMO Ambitions Too Low? Ambitious CMOs focus on building credibility for their team.

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Today’s CMO is tomorrow’s CEO candidate

Act-On

Today’s CMO typically has more responsibility and influence than ever and is likely to have stronger ties across the organization beyond marketing to sales, product marketing, corporate strategy and IT. More and more companies are turning to chief marketing officers (CMOs) as CEO candidates.

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Infographic: The DNA of a Modern CMO

Contently

“As the roles of marketing and the chief marketer expand, it will become critical for CEOs to ensure that they have the right person as CMO, to understand fully how customers are changing, and to become more involved in developing new marketing capabilities across the company.” The stat marks a reversal over years past, when CMO turnover had led to shorter stints. According to Gartner, 62 percent of brands report that all digital commerce now rolls up to the CMO.

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3 priorities and 25 challenges for CMO’s

Biznology

CMO’s plan a +12.2% for traditional advertising in next 12 months ( CMO Survey ). of digital marketing budget goes to social media (CMO Survey). can prove quantitative impact (CMO Survey). Greater measurability with digital marketing is making the CMO more accountable.

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How does the CMO role look different in the US when compared to the UK?

Act-On

What’s it take to become a CMO and what does this coveted role demand – both in the US and in the UK? Marketing Life Marketing Strategy cmo Marketing in the UK UK CMOTake a look at our research to reveal the answers.

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The Role of the CMO: Obsolete or Reinvented?

Modern Marketing

For more than a decade, the CMO role has been in a state of flux. McKinsey talked about the evolving role of the CMO as far back as 2007. Is the role of the CMO on its way out the door for good, or is it simply undergoing a major transformation? There is no one-size-fits-all CMO.

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CMO Survey: Social Media Marketing Budgets Expected to Increase

KoMarketing Associates

The American Marketing Association, Deloitte and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business recently conducted “The CMO Survey,” and discovered that spending on social media has increased more in the last year (between August 2017-2018) than in any prior survey year.

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CMO Insights: Why CMOs Need to Drive Disruptive Growth

Marketing Insider Group

The post CMO Insights: Why CMOs Need to Drive Disruptive Growth appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. The Facts Up Front: 50% of organizations state that their CMOs are the ones most responsible for driving disruptive growth.

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Is The CMO The Problem?

ANNUITAS

Blog B2B Marketing CEB CMO Demand Generation Strategy optimizing demand process perpetual revenue A 2012 IBM study reports, “52% of CMOs state they are unprepared for the expected level of complexity over the next five years.”.

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Leading in Change: CMO Leadership Series

Modern Marketing

The world of the CMO is changing. This ‘CMO 2.0’ Opportunities abound to become the next CMO. The rapidly changing world of marketing and the evolving role of the CMO, similarly present a host of opportunities for young marketing leaders to take charge and grow in their careers.

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How A CMO Uses Storytelling To Engage Audiences

Modern Marketing

Jeremy Duerksen is CMO at Peaksware. CMO CornerIn his spare time he rides horses and dual sport motos - presumably not at the same time and races bikes.

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5 Essentials Needed for an Effective CMO and CIO Partnership

Modern Marketing

Much has been written, and rightly so, as to the need for a healthy relationship and partnership between a CMO and CIO. “A disconnect between the CIO and the CMO threatens to fracture the customer experience and leave people dissatisfied.”

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The Rise of the APAC Modern CMO

Modern Marketing

With the number of new digital channels available, the CMO of Tomorrow has the kind of granular behavioral data that earlier generations of marketers only dreamt about. The CMO of Tomorrow (or even Today) clearly has it better than their predecessors. CMO Corner

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Top 10 Skills Every CMO Needs

Marketing Insider Group

As a CMO, what skills do you need to hone in […]. The post Top 10 Skills Every CMO Needs appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. It’s not easy to be today’s CMOs.

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Why a CMO Can No Longer Just Be A Marketer

Modern Marketing

The piece, titled, The Mentality Of A CMO Is Changing To This , and co-written by Michael Williams , CMO, The Grand Prix of America - spoke directly to the fact that to survive and thrive in today's world, a CMO can no longer be "just a marketer." Adapt or die.

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Cost-Effective Digital Marketing May Require Outsourcing Your Next CMO

Modern Marketing

The New CMO Identity. Instead of hiring a single CMO, more aggressive firms are looking to spend the same amount of capital on a team of remote, freelancing digital marketing gurus. Outsourcing CMO Responsibilities is a Game Changer for Start-Ups. Noticeably absent was a CMO.

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2017: The Year of the Data Driven CMO

Modern Marketing

If 2017 is in fact to be the Year of the Data Driven CMO then said CMOs must stop using archaic methods to gather and in turn use that data and to do that they need to use the right marketing technology. CMO CornerHappy New Year everyone!

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Straight From The CMO: Our New Email Series

Sales Intelligence View

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Why CMO’s Need To Be More Involved in Ecommerce

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A CMO should be somebody who uniquely understands marketing, merchandising, data, analytics and web design, and who can also maintain a creative, innovative organizational structure. Placing the CMO in charge allows for the best of both worlds.

CMO Spotlight: Raja Rajamannar, CMO, Master Card  

LEADership

When worldwide CMO of MasterCard, Raja Rajamannar joined the company in July 2009, he faced the question that many senior executives in a similar position have to answer—“How do you decide what stays, what goes out?” “If it’s Priceless, don’t mess it up!”.

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Is the CMO becoming the Chief Collaboration Officer?

Biznology

In companies where the CMO and CIO work well together, the enterprise is 76% more likely to outperform in terms of revenues and profitability. Source: IBM CMO Study 2013 ). Marketing collaboration has also earned the CMO a more important role at the C-level.

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CMO Insights: How to Use Emotional Marketing in Every Step of the Customer Journey

Marketing Insider Group

It turns out like 95% of our decision making is actually emotional,” says Alicia Hatch, CMO, Deloitte Digital. The post CMO Insights: How to Use Emotional Marketing in Every Step of the Customer Journey appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.

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Top Takeaways from Argyle’s CMO Forum

Sales Intelligence View

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As The World Churns For CMO’s

Tony Zambito

The good news is that CMO tenure continues to rise. The bad news is that the CMO position still churns and remains one of the riskiest positions in corporate business. Not the best reason for a rise but nevertheless it presents opportunities for CMO’s to succeed in longer tenures.

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Four Keys Areas Where the CMO Must Lead

ANNUITAS

In speaking with one CMO of an enterprise company the response was “I see the value in taking a new approach and believe it is needed, but it seems like a formidable challenge, so we will just keep going with things as they are.”

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What A CMO and a Politician Have in Common

Modern Marketing

a CMO and a politician do have some things in common. The reason for the title and why I think a CMO and a politician do in fact share some of the same goals stems from something I read today on AdWeek. CMO CornerLet me make one thing perfectly clear.

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The CMO’s Guide To Mobile Marketing (eBook)

Modern Marketing

A few months ago we released a guide which we created along with The CMO Club entitled the CMO Solution Guide to Leveraging New Technology and Marketing Platforms. If you're a CMO you owe it to yourself to download The CMO’s Guide To Mobile Marketing today.

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